Excellent work from Meza-Torres and coworkers in Diabetologia. Bottom line: based on these data, half of all major lower extremity amputations may be prevented with adoption of multidisciplinary care pathways. Aims Despite the evidence available on the epidemiology of diabetic foot ulcers and associated complications, it is not clear how specific organizational aspects of health... Continue Reading →
Design of a partially virtual diabetic service improves access to care and education and reduces amputation incidence @diabetesrc @ALPSlimb
Important work from the Devon NHS trust, UK. Service user and community clinician design of a partially virtual diabetic service improves access to care and education and reduces amputation incidence Significance of this studyWhat is already known about this subject? ► Quality outcome framework, education and multi- disciplinary secondary care have improved services for diabetes... Continue Reading →
Rapid access to multidisciplinary diabetes foot care teams @TheBMJ #ActAgainstAmputation #DiabeticFoot
An important piece in the BMJ by Jonathan Valabhji, National Clinical Director for Diabetes and Obesity within the National Health Service (NHS).